Patricia L. Maddux Collection

Title

Patricia L. Maddux Collection

Description

At present, this collection consists of two series. Series 1 currently includes a single postcard image of the 1979 US Department of Energy wind generator atop Howard's Knob.

Series 2 consists of 21 Boone-area telephone books from the 1950s to the 1970s. These items are pending digitization and are not yet available online.

Creator

Various

Contributor

Patricia L. Maddux

Format

Documents, Published Materials

Language

English

Type

Postcard, Telephone Books

Spatial Coverage

Boone, NC

Temporal Coverage

1950s-1970s

Collection Items

World's Largest Wind Driven Generator, Boone, NC, Postcard
1970s-era postcard showing an aerial view of the US Department of Energy's windmill generator atop Howard's Knob. The windmill was installed in early 1979 and dedicated in July 1979. Its drive train failed in 1981, and the DOE removed it from…
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